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Aveda Institute Nashville

Music City, a mecca for artists and other passionate people who crave the heightened energy of this ultra-creative community. They flock for the nightlife. They love the downhome cuisine. And they absolutely adore the AVEDA Institute, located in nearby Franklin, one of the best beauty schools in Nashville using only naturally-derived products with certified organic ingredients. With its stunning and state-of-the-art green facility, and its personalized curriculum that’s unique to every AVEDA school, this thriving hub of fresh talent buzzes with youthful spirit and promising futures. The AVEDA Institute Nashville offers students a real world, fast-paced salon and spa environment, where they can develop the advanced hair-cutting and skin care techniques that will launch their careers in the exciting fields of fashion and beauty. Every program is personalized to each student’s needs and focuses on personal wellness as a means to professional excellence. Supervised students train directly with guests in a salon and spa atmosphere to prepare them for a future with a chair of their own following graduation.

So whether you’re looking for a cosmetology school in Nashville, or want the luxury for less service you’ve come to expect from an AVEDA school, search no further than the AVEDA Institute Nashville, where every cosmetology program enrollee now receives an iPad. To schedule a tour, come by in person, give us a call, shoot us a text, or access our full online application form here. A member of our admissions team will contact you to discuss the best beauty school option for you and your future career in beauty and fashion. To schedule an appointment for services, stop by, give us a call or book online here.

Programs Offered*:


Our cosmetology course offers extensive hands on experience to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. The program includes hair cutting, color, texture services, nail care, makeup application, business development, retail knowledge and the concept of gaining and retaining clients. Our Masters Phase incorporates theory with extensive hands-on training alongside the industry's top stylists and colorists to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness.


Our Esthiology program prepares you for an exciting future as a skin care specialist. The training utilizes our trademark AVEDA pure flower and plant essences and wellness rituals. Every graduate will be trained in facials, waxing, makeup application, business development, wellness and retail knowledge.

* All state testing and licensing fees are included in your tuition.



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